Stud wall in a shower

Postby stiz » Tue Jun 26, 2007 4:06 pm

I am extending my ensuite so I can fit a larger shower tray. This means I will be building a new stud wall which will form one side of the shower. Can I just plasterboard this and tile on top, or should I install some form of vapour barrier between the plasterboard and the tiles?
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Postby martin497 » Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:47 pm

Hi, you have probably done the job by now, but in case you havn't you should really use aqua panel boards in a wet area.
If you have already put up ordinary plasterboards a good tip would be to give them a flat skim with a good quality waterproof adhesive prior to tiling.
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